Revisiting Applications of Mathematics in Chemistry: Linear Algebra

Hafiz Aji Aziz, Hendrawan Hendrawan, Fitri Khoerunnisa


Linear algebra is the study of vectors in vector spaces, and linear transformation in that vector spaces. In this paper, we review and extend how some phenomena, system, and even information in chemistry can be described and/or modelled as vectors or matrices, thus allowing the use of linear algebra methods in the description of the system. In particular, we show how first order chemical kinetic mechanism, multiple linear regression, quantum states, and chemical graph theory can all described using matrices.

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Linear Algebra; Matrices; Vectors; Eigenvalues; Differential Equation

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